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Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
>> at least 20 people are killed in a car bomb and gunfight in a hospital in yemen defense ministry complex. six doctors and five patients are among the dead. another two dozen killed in central africa. armed clashes broke out in the capital between former rebels controlling the city and militias. the u.n. is voting today on sending in international troops. and the king of thailand calls on the people to do their duty without directly referring to recent violent protests. those demonstrations are on hold today out of respect for the monarch's birthday. first to yemen, where six doctors, including a venezuelan and two from the philippines are among the victims killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack. the suicide bomber reportedly set off a car packed with explosives at the defense ministry, leaving close to 20 dead in all. dozens more were hurt in the blast that smashed through walls in a hospital inside the complex. for more, i'm joined by a journalist there. what more can you tell us about this attack there today? >> yes, the gunmen were wearing military uniforms, and the comple
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
we're following this hour. the u.s. defense secretary lays out the case against china's newly declared air defense identification zone. >>> thailand's revered kichk has called on the people of the nation to unite without referring directly to the recent antigovernment protests. >>> unesco officials have given a nod to traditional japanese cuisine and added it to their list of intangible cultural heritage. >>> the u.s. defense secretary says the biggest concern for washington is how china declared its air defense identification zone. chuck hagel said other countries should have been consulted on it first. >> it's not that the aid itself is new or unique. the biggest concern we have is how it was done so unilaterally and so immediately without any consultation. >> last month chinese defense officials said all foreign aircraft traveling through the zone must get pry or notice and follow orders or face emergency measures. hagel said the declaration was not a wise decision. joint chief martin dempsey said the requirements did not conform to international norms. >> it wasn't the dec
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
defense zone. over regional ireland at the heart of a dispute with japan, the last stop on biden's asia trip. let's bring in our asia correspondent who is covering his trip to china. i imagine it was a bit of a tensor welcome for joe biden today. >> a very tense welcome. making things worse, when he addressed a group of visa applicants at the u.s. embassy and encouraged them to question authority and spoke about academic and intellectual freedoms in the united states. between a tense meeting biden and chinese leaders. today, a state one chinese newspaper "the china daily" warned vice president biden from repeating -- against the repeating further remarks on the air defense issue. earlier this week china said its declaration of this zone was an attempt to unilaterally change the status quo and that it raised the risk for accidents and miscalculations in the region. >> what are the other issues on the table today, or will this error defensive zone block all the others out? the issues in the meetings with biden and the chinese leaders are of course, trade, u.s.-china trade, and the economy
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00am PST
tour as leaders in the region voice concern about china's air defense identification zone. >>> anti-government protesters in thailand are calling for a nationwide strike as they increase pressure on the prime minister to step down. >>> and belgians with a deep affection for haiku have found a unique way to send their poetry back to its birthplace. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden will soon get off a plane in the japanese capital and step into a dispute that's increased the friction between neighbors in this region. he'll be meeting leaders in tokyo, beijing and seoul to talk about china's newly established air defense identification zone. biden will sit down on tuesday with prime minister shinzo abe. abe has called the zone very dangerous. chinese defense ministry officials announced last month they'd set up the zone. it covers a large part of the east china sea. and includes islands the japanese control, but the chinese and taiwanese claim. biden will head to china after he leaves japan. the vice president will meet on wednesday with president xi jinping and other chinese leaders.
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00am PST
say they stand united in their response to china's newly declared air defense zone. >>> protests in thailand have police trying another way to calm demonstrators. they've let the people into their headquarters and the prime minister's office. >>> a young american woman killed in the march 11 disaster wished to be a bridge between japan and the u.s. now her parents are working to keep that dream alive. >>> u.s. vice president joe biden says his country will stand by japan in the face of a new dispute involving china. he just wrapped up a meeting with prime minister shinzo abe. the leaders shared ideas on how to approach chinese authorities following their air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we confirmed that japan and the united states will not tolerate china's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo. we also agree our countries will continue to work closely together to deal with the matter base on the strong u.s./japan relationships. >> translator: the united states has an interest in lowering tensions in this vital region, as i believe a
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
kishida. they discussed a new strategy to be completed by the end of the year and china's new air defense identification zone over the east china sea. >> translator: we, frankly, exchanged views on national security. it was a fruitful meeting. >> earlier, abe said the council will share information with foreign governments. >> translator: the nsc is an organization to protect the people of japan. for that purpose, it is important for the council to exchange intelligence and information with nscs of other countries and properly deal with various issues. >> chief cabinet secretary suga said the core members will meet twice a month. they will take command in the policy making on defense and diplomacy. >>> following the developments, joining us now in the studio. why did prime minister abe push to establish the national security council at this time? >> well, the nsc is supposed to help the government deal quickly with diplomatic and security challenges. for example, if a country were to threaten japan, the nsc would, in principle, help the administration take more coordinated action. prime m
LINKTV
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
in the east china sea, south korea is expanding its air defense zone in what is seen as a response to a similar move by china. the new zone includes territory that is claimed by both countries. >> at first glance it looks like isoil rig but this platform a research station. it is built on a submerged island 149 kilometers off the korean coast. china calls it suyan. last week they identified a zone that covers the site. now south korea has extended its zone to include it as well. japan's zone also controls the rock. the research station it is at the center of a territorial dispute. >> we do not think it will impact our relationship with china and japan. as we try to work for peace and cooperation. china's declaration angered tokyo. both governments have refused to recognize the move. korean and japanese aircraft are ignoring demands to identify themselves when flying through the did been sent. the united states has sent a carrier, the uss george washington, into the region. the state department is calling on all sides to pursue action in a responsible fashion. or is more at stake th
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:30am PST
.s. defense secretary chuck hagel is in pakistan for meetings with the country cost prime minister, the talks aimed at further repairing a strained relationship -- with the country's prime minister, the talks aimed at further repairing the strained relationship. is the drone strikes. pakistan has called the drone strikes a violation of the country's sovereignty. -- trial of senior figures from the muslim brotherhood face charges of incitement to murder over deadly clashes that erupted in cairo in july. the trials are part of a massive crackdown by authorities against the muslim brotherhood. shakeup ineen a north korea's government. the uncle of leader kim jong has been dismissed from power. pyongyang confirming the downfall of the ones second most powerful man in a state. he was sacked for mismanaging the economy, womanizing, and drug taking. they say it is one of the biggest upheavals to hit the government since the death of former leader kim jong-il. scenese -- violent from foo -- from a football match in brazil. it will likely raise questions about the country's ability to keep fans saved
LINKTV
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
of a nationwide polio vaccine program, or national defense. invasions of flood waters or foreign armies can be handled only in one way-- collectively. public goods provide one clear reason for government intervention in the economy-- a point on which virtually all economists agree. our country has accepted the need for the government pvi public s ke dams,rafficights,police, nate has accepted the need that doesn't cover all questions ofovernmeninlvement in ourives. that doesn't cover what areovernment's responsibilities ofovernmeninlvement to people who can't afford necessities like housing, food, or theubject of this instigation, health care costs have risen astromically over the past few decades. most of us cope withhese costhr. but those withoumedicale face being turned away om emergency rooms or being dumped to public hospitallow-income people. go without adequate mecal services and have a shorter life expectancy as a result. health care usedo be within one's means. but in the 1940s, health care costs became more expensive as medical technology advanced and grew more specialized. health
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Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
's get another check of the markets. >>> u.s. defense officials are preparing to dispatch a ship to help destroy syria's chemical weapons. they say they plan to test their system next month. officials from the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons and the united nations are overseeing the destruction of the weapons. they intend to dispose more than 1,000 tons of chemical agents by the middle of next year. they plan to transport the most hazardous substances out of the country by the end of this month to destroy them at sea. pentagon officials say two chemical processing units are being installed on the transport vessel. they say the operation to turn the stockpile into low-level hazardous waste will take up to 90 days. they say it's a proven technology and poses little danger. >>> residents of cities across northeastern japan have seen crews working to rebuild their neighborhoods, even if they complain about the pace of reconstruction. some people who live in smaller communities say they can't get the help they need. so one group of architects has stepped in to change what
LINKTV
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
ambition. we hope it makes them more reliable. he's a defensive midfielder. he could also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with iscrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, miro has no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making usic with his friends. he'd like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. e dreams of becoming a star. it's a dream shared by many others like him, otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you. [applause wanes] thank you very much... and thank the commonwealth club and everybody here who has come to listen to a different kind of message. and the message starts out, "it's a lot easier than we think to turn our country around" and a whole series of long-overdue redirections that are supported by a majority of the american people now and that will raise the promise and the
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Dec 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
reliable. defensive midfielder. he can also play for a regular club, but he fears he would have to deal with discrimination. back in the high-rise apartment block, there is no interest in soccer. his biggest passion is making music with his friends. ♪ he would like to take part in a reality tv show and be discovered as a singer. he dreams of becoming a star. ♪ it's a dream shared by many others like him. who otherwise have little chance of escaping poverty. ♪
LINKTV
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
of leader kim jong-un has been dismissed. jong suntek served as vice chairman of the national defense commission and was widely seen as kim's mentor. >> north korean state-run television broadcast several photos taken during the meeting in which jong was sacked. one showed him being taken away from the venue. one newspaper reported on monday the party dismissed chung from all posts. the decision was made at a meeting attended by kim jong-un. the north korean leader was reported as saying chung was corrupted by capitalism and indulged in a depraved lifestyle. added chung had undermined the party's authority over judiciary, prosecution, and public security organizations said he had done serious harm to the party's policies and its measures to defend people. the newspaper pointed to chung's initiative to promote foreign investment in the country. it said he had thrown the country's fiscal management system into turmoil and put the precious resources at low prices. the party said purging chung and its synthesizers has dealt a blow. north korea's announcement drew surprise from around the
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
, or the environment or national defense, or... whatever. we have to go through those choices. we can't have everything we want. that's an issue that will be an issue for employees and employers. how much of your take-home pay-- what could be your take-home pay-- do you want going into medical premiums? and if you really want to put a cap on it, recognize that that will mean some things-- which are of benefit, but more marginal benefit than other things-- won't be available. the question is can we make such decisions and stick to them? alex capron: i think we could get to the point where we face those decisions and make the kinds of decisions which seem justified enough that they can stand up to those difficult cases. they won't collapse the first time a child with an appealing face doesn't get some treatment that would be lovely if he could get, because it's ranked low enough in our value system, given what benefit the child would get, that it's not going to be made available, and not have that front-page story tear at our heart strings and say, sure, give the child the treatment, because once we do t
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